Conference report bulletin insert

Posted by on Jul 24, 2012 in Conference fundraising project, Notices | Comments Off on Conference report bulletin insert

Please click the highlighted text to view the bulletin insert used following the Conference Annual Meeting to assist in reporting on the events of the Conference Annual Meeting as well as the fundraising project: June 17th Bulletin Insert

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Letter from President Jane

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Please click the highlighted text to view a letter from President Jane Johnson to delegates to the 2012 Maritime Conference Annual Meeting regarding the Conference fundraising project:Final letter for Annual Meeting

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Case for Support

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Please click the highlighted text to view the case for support for the Conference fundraising project: MC Case for Support Apr2

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What’s Left? We Are! Annual Meeting Summary 2012

Posted by on Jun 7, 2012 in 4. OTHER INFORMATION, 87th Annual Meeting 2012, Annual Meeting Planning, Committee News, Newsletters | Comments Off on What’s Left? We Are! Annual Meeting Summary 2012

What’s Left? We Are! Annual Meeting Summary 2012

What’s Left? We Are! Annual Meeting Summary 2012 by Norma Mills, Editor Maritime Conference Newsletter The theme of the 87th Annual Meeting of Maritime Conference, “What’s Left?” was thought provoking in view of the declining membership in many United Church congregations. As conference delegates were led to consider that we live with abundance rather than […]

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Mission and Service Stories 2012

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Mission and Service Stories 2012 This DVD offers 19 video clips of stories of how the United Church of Canada supports ministries and projects close to home and around the world through contributions to the Mission and Service Fund. The clips range in length from 1:10 to 5:15 minutes, and include  stories from  St. John’s, Cuba, and the Phillipines; stories about silent worship, HIV patients, and building schools; and stories that inspire and encourage our support of mission and service.

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Earth Speaks…voices of ecological debt

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Earth Speaks…voices of ecological debt DVD, 11 minutes In this short dvd program we see and hear a concise and informative introduction to the devastation caused by gold mining in Central and South America.

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The life of a Methodist circuit minister in the 1870s

Posted by on May 22, 2012 in Archives Committee, Featured Congregations | Comments Off on The life of a Methodist circuit minister in the 1870s

Early ministers did not have the advantage of staying long in one place.   They were required to move on to new pastorates at least every three years. Thomas Allen (1841-1936) was a Methodist minister stationed in Petitcodiac from 1870-1873 with a grand total of 12 preaching places. During his time at Petitcodiac, he kept a […]

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Summerfield United Church (Summerfield, PEI)

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Summerfield United Church (Summerfield, PEI)

Rev. Hugh Dunbar, a Presbyterian minister who taught school at Norboro, was instrumental in the formation of the Summerfield church in PEI. Construction of a church building was started in 1855 on land donated by Peter Sinclair. This building was moved in 1888 and converted into a public hall, and a new, larger church was […]

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Place: Pine Hill Divinity Hall

Posted by on Apr 24, 2012 in Archives Committee, Featured Congregations | Comments Off on Place: Pine Hill Divinity Hall

Place: Pine Hill Divinity Hall

The Halifax Free Church College (1848-1878) was established by the Free Church Presbyterians in Halifax in 1848. There were three students enrolled in 1848. By 1860, twenty six had graduated from the school. When the Seccession and Free Church Presbyterians merged in 1860, the Truro Seminary (formerly the West River Seminary), run by the Seccessionists, […]

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